Sgt Winfield Scott Kilton (1843-1891)

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Winfield Scott Kilton, Sr.

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Lonsdale, Providence, Rhode Island
Death: July 10, 1891 (47)
Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Coventry, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of George Brayton Kilton and Harriet Warner Kilton
Husband of Katherine J Kilton (Aldrich)
Father of Ambrose Everett Kilton; Ernest Dayton Kilton; Winfield Scott Kilton Jr; Charles Arthur Kilton; Lyman Hayward Kilton Sr. and 7 others
Brother of Mary Isabella Kilton; Lucy Johnson Booth; George Arnold Kilton; Harriet Eliza Saunders; Benjamin Briggs Kilton and 2 others

Occupation: 7th regiment, RI Volunteers Civil War
Managed by: Col James Thomas Cerar (Sidebottom)
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About Sgt Winfield Scott Kilton (1843-1891)

Civil War: Sergeant Company H, Rhode Island Volunteers (Ref: 7th Regiment of RI Volunteers ) Winfield Scott Kilton, son of George B and Harriet W. Kilton, was born in Lonsdale, RI, Nov. 10 1843. While yet a youth his family moved to Providence where he entered the English department of the high school, which he left to enlist in the Seventh. At the close of the war he entered the dry goods store of Amos Aldrich, of Providence, as a bookkeeper. Naturally he became acquainted with his daughter, Katie Jordan Aldrich, whom he married April 26, 1866. She survives him with ten children. When his farther-in-law retired from business, Mr. Kilton went to Southbridge, Mass and entered the store of J. S. Gleason. After five years, he resigned to accept a better position in the office of the Central Mills Company. The change had a bad effect upon his health, and after a few years, he resigned. He recuperated but slowly, yet when health permitted, became a bookkeeper for the Southbridge Printing Company, with which he remained until March, 1890, retiring only when positively commanded to do so by his physician. H died on the tenth of the next July (1891). His funeral was attended by the Malcolm Ammidown Post, Grand Army of the Republic, the Quinepaug Lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, and the Southbridge Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. His remains were taken to his native state (Rhode Island) for interment. Woodland Cemetery, Coventry, Rhode Island........Posted by James, 1-28-2014

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Sgt Winfield Scott Kilton (1843-1891)'s Timeline

November 10, 1843
Lonsdale, Providence, Rhode Island
June 27, 1867
Age 23
March 14, 1869
Age 25
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
February 11, 1871
Age 27
November 28, 1872
Age 29
February 22, 1875
Age 31
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
May 16, 1877
Age 33
Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Age 33
August 21, 1879
Age 35
Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States